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To Wingtip, or not to Wingtip???

heavyd

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http://www.ralphlauren.com/product/i...entPage=family For some odd (lucky) reason polo.com had these on sale for a few days last week and i grabbed a pair in black as i have a wide foot and they are E's. I purchased for $199.00. they have since returned to retail price not sure way. Anyway, in the past my experience with wingtips has been mixed. these seem to be more refined and i think they will look good with a ff 3 button suit with no cuffs. am i wrong to think this and should i stick to plain toe? is a wingtip too traditional for a modern look? to the gents that wear no cuff Italian suits, do you wear wingtips?
 

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I would say wingtips are fine for the most casual suits. Non-black wingtips make anything more casual. There is definately a certain trad aura about them, but they have a place in a man's wardrobe.
 

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Wingtips are another one of those classic items of clothing that seem to be "in" right now. I have been wearing them about as long as I have been wearing a suit to work (about 20 years). My feeling is that fashion comes and goes, but a nice pair of wing tips will never go out of style.
 

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A Black Imperial wingtip is in my weekly rotation at work with suit. I have always been a lover of wingtips. Fashionable or not.
 

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I saw those on sale at polo.com last week. Originally, they only had black in E sizes, then the dark brown and medium browns popped up. Wish they had a D width in the black. They look fairly elegant and are not too clunky. Let us know how they turn out. I'm curious as well.
 

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I say wingtip.

I'm young, like a slim modern look, and I own and regularly wear 3 different pairs of wingtips (not all at once). As long as the styling isn't too chunky I think it works well in many situations from jeans to a business suit. You just have to match the shoe to the rest of the ensemble well
 

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Those are nice, elegant wingtips. I don't think you'd have any problem wearing those with suits.
 

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Those are some really nice looking shoes.

Good buy!
 

Patrician

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wingtip for sure.
 

base615

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Go for it. I love wingtips and those look great
 

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I've been wearing various iterations of wingtips for about 45 years at this point. My clear preference is for the heavy, gunboat designs. The PRL Darlton Wingtip is a monster...but, a beautiful one!
 

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While I don't currently own a pair of wingtips. I think they should be a staple for every guy.
 

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